EGG STRAVAGANZA

APRIL 9, 2022

Egg Stravaganza is the annual celebration of spring and Easter in downtown South Bend. Activities and specials will be located on the Gridiron and throughout businesses downtown. 

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2022 Egg Stravaganza Events

The following activities are free!

COLORING ACTIVITY

7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
PEGGS
127 S. Michigan St.

SCAVENGER HUNT

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
St. Joseph County Public Library

304 S. Main St.

Join in a scavenger hunt at the main branch of the St. Joe County Public Library with their Youth Services team. The hunt will take place throughout the Main Library featuring the Egg character from the book What do you do with an Idea? Those who are interested should stop by their Youth Services desk to grab needed materials. 

SUMMER ACTIVITES EXPO

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
U93 & VPA

Century Center
120 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

What are your kids up to this summer? Visit the free Summer Activities Expo to find the perfect opportunity. Make the Summer Activities Expo your first stop on the road to a memorable summer for you and your family. A variety of organizations from our area will be on hand to show you everything there is to do. From camps to classes to special events, there will be something to do to keep kids active and have a memorable summer!

VISIT THE EASTER BUNNY

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
South Bend Chocolate Cafe
122 S. Michigan St. 

Visit the Easter Bunny inside the South Bend Chocolate Café. Bring your own camera for pictures. The Easter Bunny will also be at the South Bend Chocolate Café the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of Easter weekend from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

EGG & SPOON RACES, GAMES & SACK RACES

11:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
DTSB
Gridiron

Free drop-in games on the Gridiron, with treat-filled eggs given out as prizes.

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GOLDEN EGG HUNT

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
South Bend Chocolate Cafe
122 S. Michigan St. 

The South Bend Chocolate Café will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt inside the café. There will be 12 Golden Eggs with free hot chocolates inside!

EASTER PETTING ZOO

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Warren Township 4-H Club
The Gridiron

The Warren Township 4-H Club will be putting on a petting zoo with pigs, goats, chickens and rabbits. They will also have some 4-H projects and will be on hand to talk about the 4-H experience to anyone that would like to know more about 4-H. 

KIDS' COOKING CLASS

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
River Valley Farmers’ Market
401 E. Colfax Ave.

River Valley Farmer’s Market (located inside the Commerce Center) will be hosting a free kids’ cooking class, where kids get to measure, mix create and eat!

 

PHOTO BOOTH WITH GIANT EASTER BASKET

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Downtown South Bend, Inc.
The Gridiron

 

COCONUT BOWLING

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Parrot Heads in Michiana
The Gridiron

Play a fun bowling game with a coconut and you could win a lei!

 

KIDS' YOGA CLASS

12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Bend Yoga
The Gridiron

Elizabeth Leachman from Bend Yoga will be teaching a free Kid’s Yoga Class for kids all ages and abilities; no yoga mat needed.

 

FLOWER PLANTING WITH UNITY GARDENS

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Unity Gardens

The Gridiron

Unity Gardens is preparing for Spring and we need your help spreading spring throughout the city. Plant a flower and watch it grow at home throughout the spring season as we all welcome the warmer weather together.

 

BRACELET MAKING & EGG DESIGNING

11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Unique Boutique International

122 S. Michigan St.

Free bracelet making and egg designing at Unique Boutique International.

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DOUBLE DUTCH

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Jump Rope Notre Dame
The Gridiron

Jump Rope Notre Dame will be doing performances and demos for the kids to join in!

 

SIDEWALK CHALK CONTEST

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Idle Hours Bookshop
212 S. Michigan St.

All ages are welcome! The winner will receive a prize.

More fun activities, treats,
and special deals!

 

EASTER SPECIALTIES AT MACRI'S

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Macri’s Italian Bakery
214 N. Niles Ave.

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FACE PAINTING

11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Face Painting by Samara

The Gridiron

PIZZA PROMO

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Barnaby's Pizza
713 E. Jefferson Blvd.

One large, 2-topping pizza, one order of breadsticks, and a pitcher of pop for $22.

14″ PIZZA SPECIAL $15.00

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Bruno’s Pizza Downtown
131 S. Michigan St.

BUNNIES, BUTTERFLIES, EGGS

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The Pigeon and the Hen Pottery

Gridiron

Stop by The Pigeon and The Hen Pottery booth to shop Spring Pottery To-Go Kits!  Bunnies, butterflies, eggs, flowers, and more, in a range of prices from $10 to $55 per To-Go Kit Basket.

BALLOON TWISTING

11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Fun by the Yard

The Gridiron

 

EGG-SPRESS HORSE-DRAWN WAGON RIDES

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Dream Coach Carriages
122 S. Michigan St.

HOP around town on the “EGG-Spress Wagon” pulled by the biggest bunnies in South Bend!

Rides are $4 per person, excluding infants.

Tickets will be sold just before noon near the South Bend Chocolate Café.

 

SPRING POTTERY TO-GO KITS

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The Pigeon and the Hen Pottery
Gridiron

Stop by The Pigeon and The Hen Pottery booth to shop Spring Pottery To-Go Kits!  Bunnies, eggs, flowers, and more!  Priced $12 & up. 

 

SPRING TEA TIME

3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Fiddler’s Hearth
127 N. Main St.

Lads and lassies of all ages can enjoy a spread of sweets & savories, with warm scones, clotted cream, & jam to share! $20 per adult / $15 per child. Reservations required at least 48 hours in advance with a $10 deposit. Call 574-232-2853 after 4:00 p.m. to reserve your spot of tea!

50% ONLINE BOOKING AT DELLSTAR VR

12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 

Dellstar VR

207 W. Colfax Ave.

Virtual reality gaming experiences for ages 10 and up, including birthday party packages. They will be offering 50% online booking on April 9th for Egg Stravaganza!

 

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